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when he was nominated to be the cia director. and as an obama supporter of course i was shocked to find out who was crowned be kept on as obama secretary of defense but when he told people i found interesting and was the major reason i wanted to write this book and what he said was we are moving towards a smaller military that will do fewer things and be able to go fewer places which he felt was a terrible thing and he added i don't want to be a part of that kind of system that is going to retrench. my feeling has been we need a smaller military that will do fewer things and go to fewer places. so that is the kind of book i wanted to write. i thought that i should do it even though others have really had ma named a lot of this. i am sure you are familiar with the work of d-nd for example, who wrote things such as the american empire and years before that, john neuhaus, one of my favorite writers wrote in imperial america and other books have dealt with this with an unusual background in the sense that i spent 42 years in the government and the state department, defense department and th
you up right. >> bret: we are about 27 hours away from president obama's first "state of the union" address of the second term. chief white house correspondent ed henry tells us what we can expect to hear. >> president obama only used the word "jobs" twice in the inaugural address, his team is now building tuesday's big speech as a continuation of a major push on the economy. >> you will hear in the president's "state of the union" an outline from him for his plan to create jobs and grow the middle class. the president has always viewed the two speeches, inaugural address and "state of the union" two acts of the same play. >> the play since inaugural featured scenes with the president focusing instead on gun control, immigration reform and other issues. leading to headlines this weekend about the president pivoting back to jobs. a phrase republicans say they have heard nearly a dozen times since mr. obama first tried to pivot back from healthcare. >> the president spent most of the first term avoiding the issues americans cared about most. >> what i am suggesting is he not do the s
. >> president obama has not decided how quickly to withdraw the remaining forces from afghanistan or how many might stay in the country past 2014 or what they will be doing. once the decision has been made, it will be up to the general to make sure the plan works and the work of the last 12 years is not wasted. >> an appeals court has freed three former opposition mps on bail. their sense to three years behind bar criticizing changes to electoral laws passed a member. the case is due to return it to the court next month. a u.n. peace envoy to syria has held talks in cairo with the arab league. neither released a statement after the meeting. he is due to meet each present -- each person by the opposition. president mahmoud ahmadinejad has hinted at more inviting to come. he also criticized u.s. offers of direct nuclear talks. >> it has been a tough few weeks for the president, so he had a lot to say on the anniversary of iran's islamic revolution. it was one of his last and probably the most important address to the nation as president. >> the government is doing its best, but today everyone s
for at least 20 minutes of daily recess. but in her personal anti obesity initiative, michelle obama has let her charisma and influence to promote physical exercise and improve nutrition. >> the first african american first lady. a lot of our young girls gravitate toward her because of that. senior tuesday upheld the life style is something they can look up to. >> it promises no quick or easy victories, but by planting the risks of new lifestyle habits at an early age places like new orleans pope to tip the scales toward a slimmer future. tom ackerman, al jazeera, new owens. >> more on this now. dr. williams is a medical doctor at harbor hospital and the chief of staff of neurology at columbia university. joining us now from new york city. doctor, you run an initiative called the hip-hop health initiative. tell us more about that. >> absolutely. thanks for having me on the show. as you discussed in your segment, obesity interventions really need to be more, we need to be extremely creative. what we have done is realizing that the way in which people behave is reflected in the way in which th
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